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Launching a book in a pandemic

Just over nine month ago right before the pandemic hit the United States, I launched my first book with Zondervan called The Age of AI: Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Humanity. I will never forget the release on the morning of March 3 and then finding out later that day that our area had its very first case of COVID-19.

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Social media and expert culture

Throughout my childhood many saw me as a very confident young man. I was typically up front and vocal about things, confidently asserting my knowledge, skill, and abilities even if I did so with a subdued confidence. I grew up thinking I needed to prove myself in order to be loved, and that desire was often projected through my achievements.

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WeeklyTech Podcast Roundup

This month marks seven months of the WeeklyTech Podcast. Thanks to all who have tuned in so far. It’s been an honor to be a part of equipping you to navigate some of the challenges around technology that you and your family face each day.

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What do we do with information overload?

I am often struck at how prophetic many older books on technology are in light of our modern debates over technology and the role of social media in our lives. It is far too easy to believe that many of the problems we face today are completely new and have no historical background or insight.

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Transhumanism and the Temptation to Play God

Often when we hear about advanced technology like artificial intelligence, augmented reality, and genetic engineering, we think of some far-off future with flying cars and robot co-workers.

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